• Effective Praise

    Effective Praise Written by Natascha Crandall, PhD. - Educational Curriculum Consultant Optimism and resilience are central to the social emotional learning we emphasize on Zoonicorn. Effective praise is one important way to help build these essential developmental skills in children.  All children need praise. Praise builds self-esteem and helps guide...

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  • Learning to Self-Regulate

    Learning to Self-Regulate Written by Natascha Crandall, PhD. - Educational Curriculum Consultant Self-regulation, the ability to understand and manage one’s own behaviors and impulses, begins at an early age and continues all the way through to adulthood. The preschool years are a time when children are first learning to control...

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  • Developing a Framework for Moral Behavior

    Developing A Framework For Moral Behavior Written by Natascha Crandall, PhD. - Educational Curriculum Consultant With the help of parents, children begin to develop ideas of what is right and what is wrong at a young age. But during the preschool years, as they gain the ability to consider other...

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